Statement of Economic Interests

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The City Clerk’s Division ensures timely filing of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Statement of Economic Interests forms (SEI Form 700).  The Political Reform Act requires public officials to disclose assets and income that may be materially affected by their official actions.  The Act requires governmental agencies to ensure that their public officials (board/commission members, employees, and consultants) disclose their interests on or before the statutory deadline.  Filing officers (City Clerk’s Division) must supply a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) to those officials who have assuming, initial, annual, and leaving office filing obligations, as well as notify filers who have failed to file.  These guidelines provide a suggested timeline for notifications to individuals who must file an annual Statement of Economic Interests.  An enforcement referral must be made if a statement is not filed, and suggested procedures are provided.

For more information, please visit City of Merced Conflict-of-Interest Code (Resolution 2018-80; Adopted 12-3-18).

Following is a list of the City of Merced's elected officers whose original Statements of Economic Interests filed pursuant to Government Code Section 87200 are forwarded* to the FPPC each year.

(*NOTE:  Beginning in 2017, the FPPC now allows the officials listed below to file their SEI forms with the FPPC electronically.)

City Council:

  • Mike Murphy, Mayor
  • Matthew Serratto, Mayor Pro Tempore
  • Kevin Blake, Fernando Echevarria, Anthony Martinez,
    Jill McLeod, Delray Shelton (Council Members)

City Officers:

  • Steven S. Carrigan, City Manager/City Clerk
  • Phaedra A. Norton, City Attorney
  • Venus Rodriguez, Finance Officer

Planning Commission:

  • Michael Harris, Chair
  • Mary Camper, Vice-Chair
  • Stephanie Butticci, Jose Delgadillo, Robert Dylina, Samuel Rashe, Dorothea White (Commissioners)

If you have any specific or detailed questions, or would like to download past or current forms, please contact the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) at:

Physical copies may be obtained by visiting the offices of the FPPC at:

1102 "Q" Street, Suite 3000
Sacramento, CA  95811

(Statements of Economic Interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in an electronic format on the FPPC's website.)

For basic information, or for copies of the Statements of Economic Interests filed with the City Clerk, you may contact the City Clerk’s Office at:

City Clerk’s Office
Merced Civic Center
678 West 18th Street, 1st Floor
Merced, CA  95340

Telephone: (209) 388-8650

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